The Chinese American nightclub era comes to life in Lisa See’s latest novel, which revolves around three young women coming of age in San Francisco during World War II. Grace, Helen, and Ruby become instant friends while auditioning as showgirls at the Forbidden City, a Chinese nightclub and cabaret on the Chop Suey Circuit. But after the Japanese attack Pearl Harbor, Ruby's Japanese heritage is discovered and she is deported to an internment camp. Did one of her friends betray her? From the bestselling author of Snow Flower and the Secret Fan (2005) and Dreams of Joy (2011).